Survivorship Education Videos

The Head & Neck Cancer Alliance is pleased to share the recorded videos of past survivorship webinars. These webinars focus on different topics that will help head and neck cancer patients understand what to expect before, during and after treatment and tips on managing side effects from treatment.

Table of Contents:

2021 Survivorship Symposium

  • Radiation Fibrosis
  • Stretching
  • Dysphagia
  • Laryngectomy

Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)

​The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance and the American Head and Neck Cancer Society hosted the 2021 Virtual Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Symposium in July. The Dysphagia webinar featured Vilija Vaitaitis, MS, MD as the moderator, Katherine A. Hutcheson, Ph.D. as the medical presenter and Ed Steger as the cancer survivor presenter.
Click here to learn more about the speakers and other content from this series.


Caregivers

  • CAREGIVER NEEDS

Caregiver Needs

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, in collaboration with the American Head & Neck Society, hosted a free webinar, Caregiver Needs, on May 4, 2021, at 5 PM ET. Moderated and presented by Dorothy Gold, MSW, LCSW-C, OSW-C, the webinar featured medical presenter, Marie Tobin, MD FACLP, and caregivers, Kristi Mason and Allison Breininger. 
Click here to learn more about the speakers and other content from this series.


Exercise

  • Elements of Self-care
  • Stretching

Stretching, Strengthening and Posture:
Critical Elements of Self-Care for Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

The "Stretching, Strengthening and Posture: Critical Elements of Self-Care for Head and Neck Cancer Survivors" webinar featured Barbara Murphy, MD and cancer survivor, Dawn Sanschagrin. Click here to learn more about the speakers from this series and the webinar partners.


Life and Cancer

  • After Diagnosis
  • survivor Champion
  • Laryngectomy

Laryngectomy Support

The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance and the American Head and Neck Cancer Society hosted the 2021 Virtual Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Symposium in July. The Laryngectomy Support webinar featured Danielle MacNeil, MD, MSc as the moderator, Daniel G. Deschler, MD, FACS and Heather Starmer, MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S as the medical presenters and John Ready as the cancer survivor presenter.
Click here to learn more about the speakers and other content from this series.


Mental Health

  • Negative Thinking

Psychological Issues in the Survivorship Period: 
Strategies for Recognizing and Changing Negative Thinking

The "Psychological Issues in the Survivorship Period: Strategies for Recognizing and Changing Negative Thinking" webinar featured Liz Cash, PhD and cancer survivor, David Neu, MBA. Click here to learn more about the speakers from this series and the webinar partners.


Oral Care

  • Oral Care

Oral Health for Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

The "Oral Health for Head and Neck Cancer Survivors" webinar was moderated HNCA President, Michael Moore, MD, FACS and featured HNCA board member, Joel B. Epstein, DMD and cancer survivor, Carolyn Dee. Click here to learn more about the speakers and other content from this series.


Relationships

  • Intimacy

Intimacy in the Head and Neck Cancer Population

The "Intimacy in the Head and Neck Cancer Population" webinar was moderated by Heather M. Starmer MA CCC-SLP, BCS-S and featured Nicole Barr RN, NP, LMFT as the medical speaker, Mr. Jonathan Kaplan as the survivor speaker, and Dr. Carole Fakhry, HNCA Board of Directors and AHNS Survivorship Service Committee. Click here to learn more about the speakers and other content from this series.


Side Effects

  • rADIATION fIBROSIS
  • LympheDema
  • Insomnia
  • Dysphagia

Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)

The Head and Neck Cancer Alliance and the American Head and Neck Cancer Society hosted the 2021 Virtual Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship Symposium in July. The Dysphagia webinar featured Vilija Vaitaitis, MS, MD as the moderator, Katherine A. Hutcheson, Ph.D. as the medical presenter and Ed Steger as the cancer survivor presenter.
Click here to learn more about the speakers and other content from this series.


Treatment

  • Exploring Clinical Trials
  • Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine

In collaboration with the HNCA SC Community, the "Integrative Medicine" webinar featured medical and cancer survivor, Chasse Bailey-Dorton, MD, MSPH, FAAFP.

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I remain optimistic and use my humor as a tool for survival. I’ve lost approximately 45 pounds through this journey, and I had the weight to lose, but I tell people I wouldn’t recommend the cancer diet!Gail Jackson
Survivor of HPV-attributed Tonsil Cancer


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